A 51-year-old sustained facial burns following a house fire in Parkvale

A 51-year-old sustained facial burns following a house fire in Parkvale

KZNVIP Emergency Teams Responded to the scene after receiving multiple calls for help from residents in the area.

Upon arrival neighbors and community members were attempting to extinguish the fire but the home was well alight.

The Fire Department was dispatched to the scene and also KZNVIP Medics were requested as a female sustained facial burns and needed immediate medical attention.

Response from fire and Medics were swift and the fire was extinguished before spreading to neighboring homes, the female was stabilized on scene before being transported to hospital for further medical attention.

It’s believed that a heating element fell onto clothing and caught fire as the resident was trying to warm water.

All emergency services were in attendance


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